Farm to School

Farm to School is a term to describe a broad spectrum of efforts to connect local food and agriculture with schools, students and teachers.

Why is Farm to School important?

  • Provides a unique opportunity to teach required curriculum content in a creative, applied and engaging manner
  • Increases healthy food options for students
  • Provides a relevant market for local farmers
  • Increases awareness and understanding of the relationship of food and farms

What Farm to School Resources are available?

What Schools in Idaho are Implementing Farm to School programs?

Farm to School Seminar Videos


School Foodservice 101

Understanding Nutrition Guidelines

Menu Planning and Purchasing

School Tours

Procurement and Bidding Process

Financial Reality of School Meals

Panel Discussion: Successful Strategies of Local Producers

Panel Discussion: Resources to Help You Succeed